Running Effective Board/Management Committee Meetings


Referring to a set of rules to guide board or management committee meetings will help make them more engaging and productive.

Keeping minutes template

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission has developed this handy template for keeping meeting minutes.

Board Meetings Info and Activity Sheet

Developed by the Community Media Training Organisation.

Webinar: Running Effective Board Meetings

This webinar provides assistance and advice on how you can turn your board meetings from drab and inefficient to lively, engaging and productive opportunities to engage with people who care deeply about your station.

Presented by:
  • Tahlia Azaria, CBAA Marketing and Fundraising Officer. In addition to her role at the CBAA, Tahlia has served on the board of several not for profit organisations as well as engaged with boards in the capacity of community broadcasting station manager.
  • Simon Hancox, Grant Thornton - National Head of Not for Profit. Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. Simon represents Australia on Grant Thornton International’s Steering Committee for the Not for Profit Industry, which provides insight into the global trends affecting the sector.
  • Simon Pordage - Company Secretary, Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited (AFIC). Simon has over 17 years company secretarial and governance experience.  He has been in his current role since 2009 and was previously Deputy Company Secretary for Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited and Head of Board Support for Barclays PLC in the UK.  He is also a Vice President and non-executive Director of the Governance Institute of Australia, Chairman of their Legislation Review and Remuneration Committees and Deputy Chairman of their Victorian Council.
See the webinar presentation here:

2015-08-25 18.31 Running Effective Board Meetings from CMTO on Vimeo.

This webinar was held at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, 25 August 2015